Playa Vista, Calif. – November 11, 2013Belkin, creator of people-inspired technology products, has won the Best Accessory Developer of the Year from the readers of iLounge, an independent provider of information about Apple Inc.'s iPod, iPhone and iPad digital media players, accessories, and related software. Belkin designs a variety of products exclusively for the Apple ecosystem including tablet keyboards, MFi-certified chargers and docks, and a full-line-up of cases, folios and covers for the iPod, iPhone, iPad and iPad mini.

“To be voted as the Best Accessory Developer by the readers of iLounge, which has a loyal following of Apple and technology enthusiasts, is an honor that we take seriously. Our thirty year history of designing innovative products is based on our commitment to create experiences that enhance, protect and personalize Apple devices,” said Kieran Hannon, chief marketing officer at Belkin. “We’re excited by this recognition and eager to share even greater innovative products and solutions in the coming year.”

"Belkin held a commanding lead over all of its competitors in our Readers’ Choice Awards for Accessory Developer of the Year," said Jeremy Horwitz, Editor-in-Chief, iLounge. "Between its new iPhone 5/5s cases and battery cases, iPad keyboard cases, and expansion of its WeMo automation lineup, Belkin had a great year."

As the leading publication focused on iPad, iPhone, and iPod accessories, and creator of the internationally famous iLounge Pavilion at CES, iLounge is in a unique position to select the world's best Apple-related products. The iLounge editors test hundreds of new Apple products every year, and they select only the very best ones to include in their annual Buyers' Guides.

In addition to the award announcement within the Buyers' Guide, winning products will be featured in a video presentation at the entrance to the iLounge Pavilion at CES in Las Vegas, January 7-10, 2014.

The buyer’s guide can be found at: http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/download-now-ilounges-ipad-ipad-mini-buyers-guide

About Belkin International, Inc.
At Belkin, we make people-inspired products that harness the power of technology to connect the dots between people and the experiences they love. Our award-winning product lines include wireless home networking and entertainment devices; mobile accessories for laptops, smartphones, tablets; home energy management and home automation solutions; plus a broad range of cable and power products. Belkin also owns the Linksys brand, maintaining a powerful new platform to deliver the next-generation of home and wireless networking experiences. A privately held company founded in 1983, Belkin has more than 1,500 employees in 21 countries. Headquartered in Playa Vista, California, Belkin can also be found on the Web at Belkin.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/belkin, and on Twitter at Twitter.com/belkin.

Media Contacts:

Orquidea Ramos
PR Specialist
(310) 751-2894
orquidear@belkin.com

Media Resources

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